9-year-old killed, 2 children injured in Butler County crash

Miami Valley News

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A child was killed in a crash in St. Clair Township Monday night.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened at 9:45 p.m. at Eaton and West Taylor School Road.

An investigation shows a van with children ran a stop sign at the Eaton Road intersection then was hit by a truck. Two children in the van were ejected into a field.

A 9-year-old in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. A 14-year-old suffered serious injuries and was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital. The 56-year-old driver of the van and a 15-year-old passenger were taken to Fort Hamilton Hospital.

A fifth adult passenger in the van declined treatment at the scene for minor, visible injuries. The driver of the truck also declined treatment, but took themselves to the hospital for evaluation for minor, visible injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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